Latin definition for: fylacterium, fylacterii


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: neuter


  1. amulet
  2. gladiator medal
  3. phylactery, scripture text in box on forehead of Jews
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 20,000 words
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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